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badbone | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 6, 2007 at 2:16 AM via web

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My question is Why is Granny called Granny Weatherall?

I just want to know why Weatherall

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 6, 2007 at 2:37 AM (Answer #1)

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The literal answer is, that's her name.
The symbolic answer is, the author named her that because she "weather" all—she's been through a lot, survives a lot, is still standing, etc.

Greg

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